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harbor because he wanted the united states to be involved very much and fdr wanted to get us into the war so they worked hand in hand to do everything they could to get the united states into the war. they have a special relationship but had no incentive to lie to each other. >> host: politically, why do leaders find it easier to lie to their own public and other leaders? >> guest: it is simple. it is easiest to lie when there is trust between two groups. in international politics, there isn't much trust between any two states. has therefore it is hard to live because the the other side is distrustful. when you deal with your own public, in most cases the publix tend to trust their leaders thinking they're looking out for their own good. look at the president of united states thinking he tries to protect us. it is a rough-and-tumble business and a leader is doing the best to maintain the security of the country. there is a certain level of trust between the public and the leadership and whenever that this stage there is that element of trust the possibility of waging a lie is very great.
:00 eastern only on cnn. and up next for our viewers here in the united states, "fareed zakaria gps." -- captions by vitac -- >>> this is "gps." welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm fareed zakaria. we have a very important show for you this week bringing you two people who you're surely going to want to meet. first up, a unique perspective on the economy, global competition, the future of jobs and the role of government. dan akerson, the ceo of general motors, the largest consider manufacturer in the world back from bankruptcy with a bang. >>> then the new head of the imf, france's former finance minister christine lagarde on the fate of america, greece, the euro and more. >>> also the knight's tell particular. why in the world is an 800-year-old religious organization being cited by murderers on at least two continents? finally, what is this green blob attacking china? >>> first here is my take. i know you heard so much about the debt ceiling that you're probably exhausted. i think it's important to point out a few facts because this m
that the united states may have 0 default on its debt. that's creating the sense of panic that we have been talking about, that puts america in a more precarious situation. and i think tim geithner should be doing the opposite. no matter what happens on august 2nd there will not be a default. they will pay the creditors and full faith and credit of the u.s. government will be in fact and he's doing the opposite for political gain. i think the issue whether the rating agencies downgrade or not is beside the point. the worry that i have, stuart, is that if we pass a debt ceiling negotiation, that is not something that the-- international investors believe is serious about bringing this debt down, i think that's what could trigger a run on the dollar, an increase in the price of gold and an increase in
of what course is the u.s. going to chart? >> guest: i'm not going to compare the united states to these, but nazi germany and napoleon tried to rule by main force. it doesn't work very well. the persians ruled subtly and indirectly by managing various players and controlling them and bringing them to the point where they wanted that. drama and subtlety to now has not been a hallmark of american diplomacy however. >> guest: we are a very young country and it's only been 20 years, and i regard december 31, 1991 as the breakpoint in history here first moment in which in five years in which there was no european global power. and second it was the mode of the united states quite by surprise that there were stunned it happened. and it takes time to build institutions. it takes time to build political culture. it's not surprising that the first 10 years everyone was tv and history, we're not going to have any wars, then suddenly 9/11 happened and it's all about the war that would never end in the islamic world. the united states is off balance. it didn't expect, that's why said this is the un
in -- >> and, wolf, good old-fashioned debate many the united states senate. >> a strong debate. this day is only just beginning. there will be potentially lots of drama. let's pause far second. robot 1:good morning... robot 1:...female child. sfx: modem dial-up noise woman: flaws? yeah, um, maybe. anncr: there's an easier way to save. anncr: get online. go to get a quote. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car ins. >>> we're watching the breaking news on the floor of the united states senate right now. we're watching and they're close to a deal. close but not there yet. in the meantime, there are some procedural votes under way on the floor of the united states senate. we want to welcome our viewers here in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer reporting from washington. gloria borger, our chief political analyst, is here as well. we have our correspondents standing by on capitol hill as well as over at the white house. but gloria, let's set the scene right now. just saw live here on cnn an extraordinary exchange between senator dick durbin, the democr
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in spanish in the united states or spanish-speaking readers in mexico called tomorrow or the day after tomorrow and it's being published simultaneously in mexico in spanish in another version which is also just come out this very week in mexico and the purpose is to tell the story mainly to americans but also to mexicans in the united states and mexicans and mexico. >> what storage? >> the story of the mexicans are, what we were, we are now and why we are what we are doesn't really work anymore but what the country has become and why we have to change. >> what kind of change? >> basically it is a national character change. what i try to do in this book is to take four or five very well detected traits of the mexican national character described by the classic authors like anthropologists in the middle of a century, americans for example like oscar lewis and others and say okay, these character traits, which were great for mexico over the last 500 years both as a colony and in independent agency. the formulation is the are totally dysfunctional to what the country has become, a middle c
policy and politics in earlier careers and now it's the focus of the united states and its relationship with the world. how do you view the mission? because you said you wanted to restore america's credibility, its influence, its respect, and its power. >> well, i think that's exactly right, and that is our core goal at this point. we came into office in 2009 after a difficult period for american foreign policy. there has been for a variety of reasons-- ani'm not making a partisan commentere, just a factual assessment-- there had be a diminution in american prestige and power around the world. we had spent a tremendous amount of american cital on the war in iraq. we had had a financial crisis in 2008 which cost the ited states around the world. and there's a natural dynac that exists as against the leading power in the world. and our focus at the outset was to restore america's great prestige and authority and we went about this working through four or five lines. one, a real focus, again, on alliances. our alliances in europe has been friday frayed . asking ourself this is question. wh
into the mexicans will if you well. i was thinking this morning that we in the united states has had people come and kind of put the mirror up to us and show us what americans and american democracy is all about. jorge has done our great job trying to explain a little bit to an american audience and to mexico, the uniqueness, some of the paradoxes. helps us as foreigners understand a place that often is confusing but beloved to so many of los. we are privileged and honored to have you with us all ask him to come make some initial remarks and he will join us again at the chair. we will have a little bit of time for questions and dialogue with him. so i hope this is a good opportunity. thanks. >> thank you, eric. thank you, andrew for having me back here. it is always an honor and it is always a lot of fun. thank you, and thank you for joining us this morning. very briefly on the logistics' of the book. i wrote this book originally in english for all sorts of reasons, but the really important reason is that it is a lot cheaper to translate from english or spanish to the other way around. my americ
haqqani has represented pakistan in the united states since 2008, um, and he appears regularly on television, um, and frequently publishes op-ed pieces. he was an adviser to prime minister benazir bhutto and is a journalist, author, professor and scholar. our moderator, karen deyoung, is associate editor and senior national security correspondent for the post, is also an author and has served in many senior positions in, um, at the post in washington and abroad and has covered pakistan and afghanistan extensively. so we're really lucky to have both of them tonight. after the ambassador's opening remarks, he and karen will have a conversation before opening it up to q&a with the audience. so, please, join me in welcoming ambassador haqqani and karen deyoung. [applause] >> thank you very much. patricia, for that kind introduction. of course, when i was asked to come here, i thought, you know, nobody's paying any attention to pakistan these days. [laughter] nothing gets said about pakistan in the media, so why not use this forum to be able to communicate and, of course, find an ex
the incredible opportunity to be a united states senator. >> you can watch all of today's interviews unedited on our website, thank you so much for watching state of the union. up next for our viewers here in the united states, "fareed zakaria gps." >>> this is "gps" the global public square. welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm fareed zakaria. we have a special program today. a rare and exclusive conversation with the national security adviser, tom donlin who many believe is the principle adviser on foreign policy. we'll talk about the whole range of foreign policy challenges confronting the united states and president obama. next up -- a country more politically divided than the united states. really? what in the world? then what's really behind the revolutions in the arab world and who will be the driving force going forward? we'll take an in-depth look. first here's my take. watching the return of the greek crisis many people in america are wondering, are we next? will america face the same financial disaster that the greek government faces w
will not speak but be introduced. the president of united states table tennis association. the ceo of usa table tennis, a director from the state department. welcome. how what took table tennis club, and the united states olympic committee coach of the year. rose, where are you? what a wonderful party you put on last night. it was absolutely outstanding. thank you. [applause] bruce pickering, executive director of the asia society of northern california, who has helped us with the forum. the executive director of the chinese historical society. and then the libyans in the audience. if i could ask you to stand -- then, the olympians in the audience. if i could ask you to stand. [applause] thank you. willie is the president of the united states olympic alumni association, and our future olympian, who was just out here. where are you? wait to everybody -- waived everybody. [applause] we have watched her grow up, and we are so proud of her. representative of the international table tennis federation and headed junior development. now, it is my great honor to introduce our mayor, mayor lee. we are s
is that in asia chi seek it is hegemonic role and therefore i think the challenge to the united states will not be duly accepted that china takes over as number one but do you accept that china becomes the hegemonic power in asia? >> rose: we continue with the question of whether environmental issues are national security issues with two members of conservation international, they e roger altman and peter seligmann. >> we believe in proof of concept. we believe that it's... you need to work in indonesia and you need to work in brazil, you need to work in liber and you need to work on the ground where a nation can see that we actually reduce deforestation we can have a diffent type of development path that's low carbon, that generates wealth and jobs. and so that kind of the thesis... our challenge is how do we create a market force that will engage tt? >> rose: timothy garton ash, roger altman, and peter seligmann when we continue. every story needs a hero we can all root for. who beats the odds and comes out on top. but this isn't just a hollywood storyline. it's happening every day,
economic juggernaut with enormous implications. here in the united states president obama negotiat for an extension in the debt ceiling and to find the balance between the demands of growth and the peril of debt. then there's also the arab spring which some believe to be the most conditions qenl shl event of political change in the 21st century. no one knows what the consequences of it will be. we're pleased to have timothy garton ash back on this program. he's spending the summer at stanford university and he has in paper back his book which is called "facts are subversive" which we talked about when he published in the hard back. i'm pleased to have him back at this table. welcome. >> pleasure to be here. >> rose: let's talk about eece first. >> it could default andeave the euro. it could default and somehow stay in the euro. it could somehow fudge it so it doesn't que default but there's soft roover and a bit of bailout and a bit of austerity. nobody knows, but the important fact is that th crisis has been going on a very long time and there were no signs that the member stas of
harbor because winston churchill wanted the united states to get involved in world war ii very much and franklin d. roosevelt himself wanted to get us into the war so the two of them worked hand-in-hand to do everything they could to drag the united states into the war. they had a special relationship, but they had no incentive to lie to each other. in fact all of the incentives were to work closely with one another to get us into the war. >> politically white leaders find it easy to lie to their own public than the other international leaders? >> it's actually quite simple. it's easiest to lie when there's trust between two people or to groups. and in international politics there isn't much trust between any two states. one leader dealing with another leader in most cases there is not much trust there for a kind of hard to live because the other side is distrustful. but when you're dealing with your own the public in most cases public tended to trust their leaders. they think the leaders are working not for their own good. the president of the united states we think he's trying to
by the united states. the war powers resolution requires the president to terminate the introduction of u.s. forces into hostilities in libya on may 20, 60 days after he notified congress of the commencement of the operation. the administration declined to offer any explanation as to its view that u.s. forces were not engaged in hostilities in libya until nearly one month later on june 15. even at that point, the administration + expedition was limited to four perfunctory extent -- sentences in a 32-page report. they focus on the question of whether the u.s. casualties are likely to occur. if this definition of hostilities were accepted, president would have significant scope to conduct warfare in remote means such as missiles and neutrons and would deny congress a say in decisions to go to war. including the impact on strategic interest on our relations with other countries and their ability to meet competing national security priorities. the administration's report also implies that because allied nations are flying most of the missions over libya, the united states operations are not s
to become speaker of the house in the history of the united states. [applause] tom amiano, who has been a historic figure and trailblazer, coming from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered community. [applause] also, our newest elected official, supervisor cohen, with her election last november at age 32, is the youngest african-american ever to be elected to the board of supervisors. [applause] she is now san francisco's highest-ranking elected official who is african-american, one of three women on the 11-member body, and the only african- american on that 11-member body. let me read -- since we are short on time -- the letter from the united states senator, dianne feinstein. it reads, "dear mrs. colvin, it is a pleasure for me to join your friends, family, and colleagues in recognizing you for all the work you have done in the fight for civil rights. thank you for dedicating your life to the cause of equality. you have given so much to this country. when you refuse to give up your bus seat on march 2, 1955, it ignited a spark within montgomery, alabama, that helped begin the proc
contractor for the united states army for six years. we have built utility helicopters. we have delivered over 265. >> you been on time and at the right price. you have done a great job on that helicopter. use of the campaigns. boeing put a lot into making the message to the public this was about american jobs. was that fair? >> that was not a factor in the evaluation. it was that would have been a neutral issue. about 50% of our offering was of u.s. origin. the jobs associated were roughly comparable about 50,000 in the united states. this was of no consequence. eads is as global of the company as boeg. my delaware charter for the company i lead is no different from any other american company. >> when we come back, i want to ask you about what job you may be creating in the f future in the united stas. >> welcome back. we are with sean o'keefe, the former nasa administrator who now heads eads. >> on the eastern seaboard and throughout the south, we build helicopters. we're looking at a range of opportunities for the production and manufacture of radar assets. several smaller subsidiarary
. there will be cuts to military pay, social security and medicaid if congress doesn't allow the united states to borrow more money. the united states will take in about 172 billion in august. at the same time the country's 306 billion in bills have to be paid. without a deal we are about $130 billion short. at least three congressional republicans say the president is over stating the risk. >> i would encourage the speaker, quit believing the president when he makes these -- using scare tactics. there is money regardless of what we do. >> had there been any discussions about which bills shouldn't get paid? >> i have a more optimistic view. i believe the united states will pay its bills and we will honor the faith and credit of our country. >> reporter: it doesn't seem like others share her optimism. republicans said the meeting ended on a tense note when the president pushed back his chair and left. why republicans say they aren't even close to a deal. >> reporter: in you judge by the photographs, today's session on a debt deal was all smiles, even the president and speaker seemed be enjoy
into the restaurant to hire and work there. this mobility of labor has been radically changes in the united states because the housing collapse. people can't leave their homes. immigrants right now are more mobile than any other segment of society. they will probably in a technical sense be the lubrication, kind of great w.d.-40 that gets the gears of the economy again because they're able to move and to the third point, our disproportionately risk taking. it's interesting to me, one stat the rubber chicken dinner, i'm from arizona and i'm the son of a naturalized u.s. citizen. i'm sitting at a dinner, a fancy nice dinner. someone was going on how his vice presidents have to go through this rigorous outdoors thing where he sees the meddle of the man who i will promote or not promote depending on whether or not they screamed when they went down the category four rapids. he said something disparaging of immigrants. i said, listen, i have a client who started off in investigate malla, taught sex education there. there are people in brown and black, they were shooting at her because they thought she w
'll be right back. >> you're quite right in saying that there was a positive bias towards the united states of america towards treasury bills. that was the case historically. it was unheard of only six months ago to imagine that the united states could be under negative watch by the rating agencies. do we have? all four of us, together? 24. he's low fat, too, and has 5 grams of sugars. i'll believe it when i--- [ both ] oooooh... what's shakin'? [ female announcer ] as you get older, protein is an important part of staying active and strong. new ensure high protein... fifty percent of your daily value of protein. low fat and five grams of sugars. see? he's a good egg. [ major nutrition ] new ensure high protein. ensure! nutrition in charge! [ding] announcer: clean kitchen surfaces, utensils, and hands with soapy water. one in 6 americans will get sick from food poisoning this year. keep your family safer. check your steps at >>> i'm freds rick ka whitfield. a check on our top story right now. there is new hope about a possible agreement to raise the u.s. debt ceiling. >> i t
and radicalize dozens of muslim american jihadis who pose a direct threat to the united states. some argue that al-shabaab is only a somalia problem and the group will never strike outside the horn of africa region. that kind of thinking is a glaring example of the 9/11 commission called a failure of imagination. with al-shabaab and the unquestionable ties to al qaeda particularly the alliance with aqap we must face the reality that al-shabaab is a growing threat to the homeland. our investigation into this thread has led to some alarming findings, notably the al-shabaab has been successfully recruited and radicalized more than 40 muslim americans and 20 canadians who joined the group inside somalia. of those at least 15 americans and three canadians fighting with al-shabaab. notte al qaeda or any any affiliate's have come close to drawing so many muslim americans and westerners to jihad. three muslim americans became suicide bombers such as a mahmoud op met, the first bomber in history. there's also radicalized like al-shabaab commander free is the baptist and alabama and repeatedly threa
want to say to my good friends in business where it might be. the climate of the united states allows you to thrive. you are doing better because you live in a democracy, you live in a place where we respect property, where we don't run into a corporation and say, i think i'm going to take about, you know, half a trillion dollars from you if you have that much, just send that check over to the united states treasury. we don't do that. so i want the point to be made tonight that we're on the side of the angels because it is absolutely ludicrous to not see the difference in life span pre-1965, before linden johnson, a fellow texan, announced his desire in the great society to find a way to in essence respect the senior citizens, the elderly and at that time he was probably looking at individuals in their 60's because of the wear and tear and the lack of health care , to be able to give them an extra life line, to say that he was right and to make sure and i just want to add these points as i come to a close, to be able to suggest that the millions of seniors who now have access to guara
largest producer of marijuana, closely followed by the united states. the find is a decisive proceed to organized crime. >>> thanks very much for watch. i'm wolf blitzer in the situation room. for our international viewer, world report is next. in north america, john king usa starts right now. >>> good evening, everyone. tonight syria kills more of it citizens just because they want political reforms. plus a new study says all that information you can find on the internet comes at a steep price. and we don't mean money. but first up, a fight that is about money. your money. and as we learned again today, it's about politics, too. at issue, whether big spending cuts should be locked in before the government is allowed to borrow more money to pay it bills. president obama held his second news conference in a week tells you the biggest headline. there is no deal. so the politicians from the president on down are trying to prove they're the one most looking out for you. >> it would be very helpful for us to be able to say to the american people our fiscal house is in order. >> th
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